Guinea-Bissau

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Guinea-Bissau for 2021 ready to be integrated into your application.

Located on the west coast of Africa is the tropical country of Guinea-Bissau. During the 19th century Guinea was colonized by the Portuguese. On September 24, 1973, the Republic of Guinea-Bussau was founded and became independent from Portugal. In 1974 the capital Bissau was added to the name to avoid confusion with the country French Guinea, and the country was named the Republic of Guinea-Bissau.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Friday New Year's Day Long weekend.
March 3rd Wednesday UN World Wildlife Day
March 8th Monday International Women's Day Long weekend.
March 20th Saturday March Equinox
April 6th Tuesday Second Contact Day
May 1st Saturday Labor Day
May 12th Wednesday Festival of Breaking the Fast
June 21st Monday June Solstice
July 19th Monday Feast of the Sacrifice Long weekend.
August 3rd Tuesday Anniversary of the Killing of Pidjiguoiti
September 22nd Wednesday September Equinox
September 24th Friday National Day Long weekend.
October 31st Sunday Harry Potter Day
November 14th Sunday Anniversary of the Movement of Readjustment
December 21st Tuesday December Solstice
December 24th Friday Christmas Eve
December 25th Saturday Christmas Day
December 31st Friday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="GW" -d year="2021" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"